Former members


 
Claudia von Bastian

Claudia von Bastian, Dr
Assistant

 
  • cognitive training and transfer
  • plasticity of working memory
  • forgetting in working memory
  • development of Tatool
       

 
Thomas Blumer

 

Thomas Blumer, lic. phil.
IT-Administrator

   

 
Anton Bolfing

 

Anton Bolfing, Dr
Research associate

 
  • Matlab coding

Michel Druey

Michel Druey, Dr
Post-doc
 

 
  • attention and (executive) control
  • (working) memory
  • cognitive development
  • cognitive, developmental and clinical neuroscience (e.g. ADHD)

Mirjam Fuhrer, MSc
PhD student
 

 
  • face recognition
  • training of identification by photographs
  • social cognition of lie detection

 

Miriam Gade, Dr
Senior research assistant
miriam.gade@ku.de

 
  • multitasking
  • inhibition in the cognitive system
  • the role of language in action control
  • multilingualism and its influence of the cognitive system
       

Franziska Hofer, Dr
Associated Researcher
 

 
  • Recognizing intentions based on suspicious behavior
  • Face recognition and training of identity checks by photographs
  • Human Factors

Corinne Koller-Frey, Dr
Post-doc
 

 
  • face recognition
  • training of identification by photographs
  • recognizing supsicious behavior prior to the deed
  • the influence of cognitive abilities on early recognition of suspicious behavior

Vanessa Loaiza

Vanessa Loaiza, Dr.
Post-doc

 
  • Working memory
  • Episodic memory
  • Cognitive Aging
  • Conscious Recollection
       

Marcel Niklaus, MSc
PhD student
 

 
  • focus of attention in working memory
  • cueing effects in working memory
  • familiarity and recollection in working memory

 
Laura Rerko

Laura Rerko, Dr.
Post-doc

 
  • attention
  • working memory
  • focus of attention in working memory
  • cueing effects in working memory
       

Alodie Rey-Mermet, Dr
Post-doc
 

 
  • cognitive / executive control
  • task switching
  • inhibition in the cognitive system
  • control and inhibition processes in memory (e.g., in episodic memory or prospective memory) and across the lifespan

Peter Shepherdson, Dr.
Post-doc
 

 
  • Working memory
  • Processing of multiple information sources
  • Decision making
  • Cognitive ability

 

Carla De Simoni, MSc
PhD student
 

 
  • cognitive training and transfer
  • individual differences in working memory
  • plasticity of working memory

 
Dr Dieter Sträuli

Dieter Sträuli, Dr
Research associate
dieter.straeuli@gmail.com

 
  • modern myths (UFOs, conspiracy theories, parasciences)
  • the uncanny in theory and art (literature and film, science fiction and horror)
  • cultic groups, their group dynamics and ideologies
  • psychoanalytic theory